The American Republic

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"In the volume which, with much diffidence, is here offered to the public, I have given, as far as I have considered it worth giving, my whole thought in a connected form on the nature, necessity, extent, authority, origin, ground, and constitution of government, and the unity, nationality, constitution, tendencies, and destiny of the American Republic. Many of the points treated have been from time to time discussed or touched upon, and many of the views have been presented, in my previous writings; but this work is newly and independently
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"In the volume which, with much diffidence, is here offered to the public, I have given, as far as I have considered it worth giving, my whole thought in a connected form on the nature, necessity, extent, authority, origin, ground, and constitution of government, and the unity, nationality, constitution, tendencies, and destiny of the American Republic. Many of the points treated have been from time to time discussed or touched upon, and many of the views have been presented, in my previous writings; but this work is newly and independently written from beginning to end, and is as complete on the topics treated as I have been able to make it." -Orestes Augustus Brownson
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  • ISBN-13: 9781604500219
  • Publisher: Arc Manor
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Pages: 196
  • Sales rank: 1,117,093
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Peter Augustine Lawler
Preface ix
I. Introduction 1
II. Government 11
III. Origin of Government 19
IV. Origin of Government, Continued 31
V. Origin of Government, Continued 49
VI. Origin of Government, Concluded 71
VII. Constitution of Government 91
VIII. Constitution of Government, Concluded        101
IX. The United States 117
X. Constitution of the United States 133
XI. The Constitution, Continued 149
XII. Secession 169
XIII. Reconstruction 189
XIV. Political Tendencies 213
XV. Destiny-Political and Religious 239
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